Sunday, June 01, 2014

COPS: Kosher BBQ Festival Marred By Anti-Semitic Threats

A kosher barbecue festival at the Anshe Emet synagogue was disrupted this afternoon by a man who yelled "kill the Jews" while sporting a swastika and a black ski mask, according to off-duty police officers on the scene.

The officers were working as private security for the event near Broadway and Grace.

Around 12:20PM, a white man—about 5'11" tall and 150 pounds—waved a white flag and yelled threats at festival-goers, witnesses say He wore a black hoodie with a swastika on the back as well as a full ski mask. He was last seen heading southbound on Pine Grove toward Addison.

The same synagogue was plastered with anti-semitic graffiti in 2012.
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4 comments:

  1. Strange times like a flash of hell in the world with no end in sight. Prepare and stay safe because we made a left turn and the old days are gone.

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  2. I'm really perplexed over this.

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  3. So with all the struggles and strife the gays of yesteryear had to endure and overcome, look what Halsted St. has done to them.

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    1. I am not sure I understand what you are trying to say? What has Halsted done us exactly? Halsted is just a street. Do you mean all the businesses saw an opportunity to take advantage of a cause for their own self interest?

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